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on a republican line. -- our republican line. we will go to a caller from greensboro, mississippi. -- greens go, mississippi. -- greensville, mississippi. caller: i want to say congratulations to the president. host: this part of the white house is closed to vehicular traffic but open to tourists. the blue room is in the center of the white house. that is where the president took his official oath of office as dictated under the constitution. a few blocks away along massachusetts avenue, the vice president took the oath of office at 8:20 this morning. administered by the justice sonia sotomayer. >> i, joseph r. biden jr., do solemnly swear -- [repeats] >> that i will support and defend the constitution of united states -- [repeats] >> against all enemies, foreign and domestic -- [repeats] >> that i bear true faith and allegiance to the same -- [repeats] >> that i take this freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion -- [repeats] >> and that i will well and faithfully discharge -- [repeats] >> the duties of the office on which i am about to enter. [repeats] >> so help me god. [re
out of this. 4-5 from louisiana up across the mississippi river valley. much needed rainfall unfortunately. too much of a good thing unfortunately in portions of louisiana. flash flooding in the areas where they are getting 1-2 inches an hour in some cases. satellite radar imagery this is a springtime storm. this is a winter time storm bringing winter weather advisories 6-12 to 18 inches of snow across the northern rockies and planes. we will continue to watch the storm systems. we will bring you the latest in tornado warnings today. back to you. >>> a woman fired from her job for refusing a flu shot? >> do you know someone who wakes up grumpy from getting up too early in the morning? some of us are crabbier than others and wait until you hear why. we will talk about that. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. a
. these clouds in and out of the region here but lots of rain out in texas, the mississippi valley. this is great news but we need more of this on a regular basis. the drought conditions on the mississippi river have affected the barts traffic. cold air just off to our north and northwest pittsburgh in the low 30s along with detroit, chicago in the 20s. there's cold air but 40s and 50s just south. this is that swinter battle we were just talking about and we are seeing right now. comfortable temps for this time of year. 45 in gaithersburg. 41 in cumberland. fredricksburg is 38, one of our cooler spots this morning. and here in town as we look out on our michael & son weather camera, good visibility. skies are partly cloudy, 50 degrees. and with a northwesterly wind at 8 miles an hour. but that's national airport. they're a little warmer than most of our reporting stations right now and the barometer is way up. pressure is high. good thing because it's blocking this storm system from coming in our direction. lots of rain and snow coming in toward the northwestern part of the country again. this ha
. this will be headed our way. we expect a very short end to wonderful weather. the weather maker is in the mississippi river valley fromcing severe weather kentucky into mississippi. those are tornado watches. had four preliminary reports so far. will watch that make its way towards us. kind of weather can we expect? thunderstorms this evening and overnight. in the slight risk category. a few of the thunderstorms could be strong to severe. our primary concern will be damaging wind. look into the future, showers first period late evening and overnight, the main line comes troops. we will see very heavy rain. then clearing by tomorrow morning. forecast, breezy and mild, high temperature between and 72 with storms tonight. 42-46 tonight. 30 expected with a chance of friday and again morning. let's a check on traffic and weather jamee. >> good morning. maryland beltway, pay attention. on the beltway between route 50 the john hanson 202 in each byection, one lane getting in each direction to the right. three vehicles involved all turned over. us through theth rush-hour. crash involving a tractor- trailer,
on earth. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. [ male announcer ] when it comes to the financial obstacles military families face, we understand. our financial advice is geared specifically to current an
, and thousands more have come there mississippi, which has some of the loosest gun laws in the nation. of the 20,000 guns confiscated in chicago in the last decades one in ten game from mississippi. so how successful can the local laws be in the absence of a national strategy. >> obama: i wanted to first start off by expressing my concern and sympathy to congressman rush for the recent tragedy where his son got shot. our prayers are with him, and i'm hoping that everything turns out for the best there. >> jennifer: and tragically congressman rush's son died. he was just 29 years old, killed by two gunmen on the streets of chicago. this year, now president obama addressed the same issue at his second inauguration. >> obama: our journey is not complete until all of our children from the streets of detroit to the hills of appalachia to the quiet lanes of newtown know that they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm. >> jennifer: sadly our children are not safe from harm. in fact, a 15-year-old girl who performed at that inauguration was killed yesterday by a sh
on the mississippi river has been reduced and may stop in areas where drought has left water levels too low for safe passage. the american waterways operators and the waterways council estimate that $7 billion worth of commodities are supposed to ship on the mississippi in december and january alone. so an interruption would be a considerable economic effect. the u.s. army corps of engineers has been a $10 million project to prevent the shutdown. the other option would be to release water from the missouri river, but that would just be drawing down water supplies in up-river states that are already suffering from drought themselves, like montana and nebraska and north dakota. water is also essential for power generation. according to the united states geological survey, power plants account for nearly half of the daily water withdrawn in the u.s. drought and heat go hand in hand to push power plant towards shutdown. a 2008 drought put several power plants in the southeast within days or weeks of shutting down. texas, california, and the midwest now face a similar challenge with drought, stressing th
in mississippi. what we're building down there is an institute for modern slavery studies. if that voice is not put into all of this, it becomes an exercise in displacement and the revocation. that makes me and nationalist about the story but i want to tell about history here. when i was at the freedom center, standing at the wine bar, talking to two african american bartenders, they asked me why i was down there. i said and working for the national underground railroad for the center. their first reaction was, we don't care about that place, because they have moved away from our story. >> it is a much easier story to tell, but it does not challenge people. >> thanks. now you're doing research at a wine bar. i don't get it. [laughter] >> nice to meet you all. the one comment i would like to throw out there, bringing the survivor perspective into the discussion. the idea that these women did not see themselves as -- we served 500 people who have experienced what we're talking about today. there of all different descriptions. we have received about 3000 calls directly from people identifyi
to read mississippi, west virginia, kentucky alabama and south carolina. when i first looked at this i was thinking this has to have something to do with being in the southeastern athletic conference, the ncaa. it was my hypophysis. i am not sure. we see california, new york a fraction of that rate at which they are exporting the guns used in crime. when you do the regression analysis to see which of these are most important, you find the most powerful deterrent to exporting the crime guns is to having this discretionary permit to purchase system. but even having a nondiscretionary permitting process where you actually have to show up at a law enforcement agency reduce export rates by 55%, statistically significant, and importantly for the policies that we are talking about now being considered as private sales regulations reduced version across the state lines by 30%, and by similar magnitude, the theft and false reporting while also decrease exporting of crime guns. something we have not talked about is the bands of what some people would call junk bonds these are inexpensive poorly
, mississippi, alabama, georgia through the carolinas, you shouldn't have many tornadoes to deal with but strong storms and gusty winds that could fall anywhere. the forecast today, much warmer. east coast you are fine today. the danger area is through the midwest, especially oklahoma, arkansas, southern missouri and louisiana. can't believe we are talking a possible tornadoout break in the heart of winter. >>> bad weather over the weekend for the farmers open to be pushed to yesterday. tiger woods had a six-stroke lead to the final 11 hole at torrey pines. it wasn't good early going. sliced on the nine. drops his club in disgust, for a good reason. this is why you are one of the best golfers ever to walk the planet. he almost holed that for birdie. that's the winning shot right there, the final hole. tapped in, 14 under for the win. four shots ahead. that's his eighth career win at torrey pines. the amazing thing is tiger now has 75 career pga victories. over to the nba now. wizards and kings. why are we giving you the highlights of wizards and kings? the wizards tie it up. six seconds to go, i
the way in the mississippi river valley and along this whole line there are tornado watches in effect. we have had only three reports of damage overall. no fatalities. it is taking its time getting to our neighborhood. we could get a few showers developing by mid afternoon ahead of the main front. futurecast as a good handle on that showing this afternoon you can see spotty showers. and the main line moves through tonight through the early morning. and then we will be drying out before you wake up tomorrow. your forecast for today looks like this. it will be mostly cloudy breezy, high near 70 degrees with a chance of showers by 5:00. the main show likely between 8:00 p.m. and midnight tonight. more details in a few minutes. first, traffic. >> thank you. the maryland the beltway, prince george's county, beltway between route 50 and 202. a terrible crash two hours ago. one lane of the beltway getting by in each direction to the right. expect this to be here for some time. accident investigation will be under way with several people transported. there's a lot going on. a tractor-trailer on i
. the beneficiaries that are targeted underserved communities in louisiana, mississippi, alabama, and the florida panhandle. there are four components to this. the first is a program serving the developing improved community health programs. it is run by louisiana public health institute joined with the alliance institute which is a community-based organization. there is a mental and behavioral health program which has louisiana state university, southern mississippi university, the university of south alabama and the university of west florida. there is a literacy program which includes a washington- based group. that's got the literacy aimed at the literacy of the community and the community workers and those involved in with community activism and community projects. finally, there is a community health worker training program that is based at the university of south alabama. the overall goal here is one where resilience comes up in the language all the time but the resilience is very much in keeping with what we would do in public health. yesterday there was a meeting held at e.p.a. by the e.
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, even though we got it for mississippi and louisiana and other parts of the country? and have i no problem voting for that. everyone as i recall, everyone from new york immediately voted to help every other part of the country whenever we've had one of these natural disasters. this is a national obligation. this is not something brought on by us in new york. we're not people who feel sorry for ourselves. all we're saying is treat us fairly, treat us the way you treated the people in louisiana and mississippi, the way you treated people in florida and in the gulf states whenever you've had one of these natural disasters. >> congressman peter king from new york, appreciate you coming on the show. maybe play the song by bruce springsteen "we take care of our own" at the meeting today. >> and coming up, congressman barney frank weighs in on his last day in the house and we'll talk about the politicians who will follow in his foot steps. i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain t
decades, parker is best known for spearheading the challenge to mississippi television station wlbt in the 1960's, which ultimately had its license revoked for attempting to squelch the voices of the civil- rights movement of the time. in a 2008 interview with "democracy now!" everett parker discussed his efforts to monitor racist television networks as founder of the office of communication of the united church of christ. >> i went down and i really looked at stations from new orleans to the east coast, and found it was a very bad situation. earlier teaching at yale, divinity school, i had developed a new way of monitoring television stations. >> reverend everett parker identified the kkk-backed wlbt as a frequent target of public complaints and fcc reprimands regarding its public service. he filed a petition to deny renewal with the fcc, initiating a process that eventually got the station's license revoked by a federal court. happy birthday today to everett parker who is 100 years old. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace
rights leader medger everies in jackson mississippi, in front of his wife and children, by a back-shooting coward by the name of byron beckwith. she pursued the case for 30 years and got a brave attorney to take her case. it was made into movie called " "ghosts of mississippi." she has been a stalwart, stubborn, wonderful lady who dedicated herself to getting justice for her husband and finally got it. and remarkably this is the first time a non-clergymen or non-clergy person has been allowed to give the invocation at a presidential inaugural. i think it's terrific. i think it to put her in the spotlight is a great thing. >> jennifer: well, i think it is a great symbol as well, and i appreciate, as always, your insights, and you are one of our favorite columnists, so thank you, charlie for sharing with us. charlie pierce of "esquire" magazine. health insurance companies were given an inch. now they're taking a whole yard. they just cannot seem to help themselves. we'll hear about that. later, just how unpopular is congress these days? would you believe that cockroaches are more ap
and i took our first family vacation to georgia lee that, illinois, which is a koa koa city mississippi town. i found a rare book shelf and found a book full of newspaper. it was april 21st, 1865 "new york times" i was reading the about the lincoln's csh that triggered an intense passion for history i had never had. for the next five years it became a journey of meticulous of collecting of newspaper. i'm tucked away in the midwest. i don't have convenient ak is eases to a lot of the wonderful archives on the east coast. i don't have access a lot of the originals that are found in the library and institution across the country. i made a point to collect them. much like my other historical collectible. they are available for sale or purchase. if any has seen "american pickers" i would say it's like that. i would say i'm like that more along the license of historic documents and newspaper. i'm traversing the earth trying to find and locate and take newspapers out of rare book shops and european book dealers and people dishoiferred them in at dicks and behind balls of old homes. it's an exc
here and supported alabama, i supported mississippi, i supported texas, i was hoping that by now the northeast part of this country would have -- congress would have acted. it's been 77 days. those people are hurting. people in my district still can't get back to their homes and here we are in the last congress we just didn't do anything about it. now we're moving forward and hopefully january 15 we can get the rest of the money so those people that are suffering from all these states hit by this storm can get their lives back together again and i thank you, i yield back. >> gentleman yields back. does the gentleman from new jersey continue to reserve? >> i yield one minute for his floor debate, the gentleman from new york, sean patrick maloney. >> the gentleman from new york is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, my name is sean patrick maloney. i'm new here. i don't know all the rules of washington but it seems like the rule here is to put off till tomorrow what should be done today even when our fellow americans are suffering. a long time ago i honored from my mom and
the ice in mississippi. it's now warmer there. slowly improving. overnight we had a little ice in tennessee. temperatures warmed up now. so we're not so much dealing with too many problems in areas around nashville and also into louisville and lexington. much of west virginia is warming up. they're mostly dealing with rain. travel on the east coast today, the airports will be a mess in all areas of the northeast today, especially new york city up into boston. philadelphia airports dealing with rain. a lot of rain later today especially in areas of georgia. some rain will push into virginia and washington, d.c., and baltimore and maryland areas. as far as the total accumulations go with this storm, we're mostly looking at a three to five inch event across new england. south coast of new england will be dealing mostly with sleet and mixing in with a little snow. only zero to an inch. and in areas of central connecticut, probably two to three inches. four inches across the catskills. again, not a blockbuster snow event. the timing of this on a full day of work and school for so ma
years in terms of rebuilding. we have seen that in louisiana and mississippi. we are still in mississippi, we're still working with the state to provide assistance to homeowners that are still rehabilitating their home. so we cannot wait really any longer to start -- >> is it fair to say a delayed recovery is a failed recovery speak with a delayed recovery is a failed recovery. recovery that doesn't allow for communities to plan for the range of means, understanding that it may take five to 10 years to recover, we would also say it is failed. >> administrator, taking off from the secretary's comments about the regional economy within the complex -- transportation is a critical element, is it not, if getting people to work, getting a workforce to their job, being able to great productivity, being able to drive a better bottom line, being able to move an economy? i think sometimes we think maybe another part of the country, transportation and particularly transit, in some types of luxury. but isn't it a necessity to economic success? >> it absolutely is, mr. chairman, but now
's been happening. a woman in southern mississippi got 84 months in federal prison without parole for putting clean dirt on her own land. >> host: senator, when you talk to your colleagues about these incidents, what do you hear? >> guest: some are horrified. about eight of them, who signed on and cosponsored my bill to try to fix it, the other 92 i'm not sure what they're thinking about. but when you tell the american people how the government's harassing, abusing and even imprisoning people for selling raw milk, you can go to an amish farmer, some of these amish farmers have been arrested and threatened with jail because they're selling mil to their neighbors -- milk to their neighbors. >> host: senator paul, will you be taking these issues nationwide? >> guest: we're going to be talking about it everywhere anybody will listen because we think government has gotten out of control, government's run amok, and government's become a bully, and someone's got to stand up to a bully. >> host: november 2012, postelection, what did the 2012 elections clarify for you? >> guest: boy, that
. two weak storms. one to the south, too. it's going to bring rain to alabama and mississippi. then by the time we get to friday, we'll see some light snow break out, indianapolis to cleveland, west virginia during the day on friday. traveling through west virginia and the mountainous areas of the appalachians will be difficult, especially interstate 81. then as we go through the day friday, some snow begins to move towards washington, d.c., a little possibly philadelphia, a little new york city friday night and saturday morning. but again, most areas it's one to two inches and that's it including areas from indianapolis all the way through d.c. and down there in virginia. so, again, not a blockbuster snow vent. a lot of us will have to drive in some snow on friday afternoon and evening. >> all right. thanks so much, bill. >>> just ahead, as the super bowl approaches, we'll introduce you to a different hairy yet affordable starting lineup. >>> plus, the classic cult movie favorite "the princess bride" collided head on with flight attendants during a safety concern. try running
in the missouri and mississippi valleys. hurricanes in louisiana or florida. and other disasters. we've sent our tax dollars, billions of them. and now all of a sudden some are suggesting we should change the rules when we are hit by the first major disaster to hit the new york city region in a very long time. that's not fair. that's not right. and we have argued against it, and i hope my colleagues will defeat the lee amendment. and i also say to my colleagues that this is not just dollars and cents. these are people who care, are waiting, homeowners waiting to rebuild their homes. they haven't moved back in. small business owners who are hanging on by a thread after building a business for 25 years. we know when the hand of god strikes, it's overwhelming for them. take rita from emerald magic lawn care. her company helps local families, schools and businesses with lawn care in the spring and summer and around the holidays they help with decorations and lights. but emerald magic's business was interrupted for many weeks. the client base dried up. rita's business will be in huge trouble. it may
and heading east. the mountain areas could see heavy rain and thunderstorms will spread into the mississippi and ohio valleys tonight. up to 4 inches of rain are possible in some areas, and it will be dry in the northeast. >>> in sports this morning big rejection by baseball writers. they're not sending anybody to cooperstown this year, especially players tainted by the steroids scandal. first time that's happened since 1996. on the ballot were barry bonds, roger clemens, and sammy sosa. they've all been linked to steroid use. all-star craig biggio got 68% but needed 75% to get in. biggio was never linked to the steroid scandal. >>> in basketball the lakers come up short again. final minute, manu ginobili. hit the three to put the spurs up by circumstance. the lakers'arily clark answers back. kobe bryant goes for the tie and misses. earl clark hurls a prayer. spurs hand l.a. their fifth straight loss, 108-105. >>> the thunder took a buzz saw to the t'wolves. a bright spot for minnesota. luke ridnour made back-to-back steals but kevin durant was hot. he scored 26 against the
will have video from mississippi later. but all in all, it's going to be a treacherous day across the middle part of the nation. as it gets closer to us, we have the chance for some isolated showers and thunderstorms in the forecast as well. i will talk about that coming up but right now let's go back to megan and charley. >> back to court for the teen accused shooting a gun at perry hall high school. >> coming up, what the judge might decide today in the case against robert gladden as the trial moves forward. >> people in newtown connecticut are trying to -- finding ways to move on. the steps they are taking to stop gun violence. >> what are the kids playing? the light and fluffy effects of high wind whipping up in the seas near australia. people. >> reporter: everything is up to speed on 97 at benfield boulevard. i will let you know what it looks like on 95 and 83 coming up on good morning maryland. >>> thanks for joining us on this wednesday. he is accused of opening fire at perry hall high school on the first day of classes and today the suspects will be back in court. 15-year-old robert
, louisiana, mississippi, texas. we didn't ask questions. we just stopped and delivered aid to those in need. this is important, it is important that members who have been the benefactor of our goodwill in the past remember this generosity when voting today. . almost three months later and my constituents continue to suffer. i urge passage of the rule and underlying bill and yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from yields back. the gentlelady from new york. ms. slaughter: i'm pleased to yield 1 1/2 minutes to the gentleman from new jersey, mr. andrews. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for 1 1/2 minutes. mr. andrews: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. andrews: i thank my friend for yielding. 78 days ago a tremendous force of fury hit the northeastern region of the united states. today we make an act of national interest. this is not an act of excess or an act of charity. for those who claim that there is excess in this bi
to reapply, there's about 56 of them in louisiana and mississippi, to reapply for loan forgiveness. it would be up to about $400 million up to the communities to apply including about 30 million that they've already paid us in principal and interest. so to me this is something that really shouldn't be in this bill. i'm not saying that it -- it may be important, may be critical but not part of the sandy supplemental. host: so if i'm hearing you correctly, there are things designated emergency within this but not necessarily specific to sandy. guest: right. and there are things in here where they're nice to have. for instance, even going all the way down to the small there's $20,000 for the department of justice inspector general to replace cars that were damaged by sandy i guess, i mean new equipment. well, the justice department has more than 40,000 vehicles. but i kind of think that they could take one out? this shouldn't be viewed as free money. that was proposed by the administration. it's also people in the administration wanting to feather their nest as well. host: as far as your analys
threat is for louisiana, mississippi and across upper portions of mississippi river valley, arkansas through memphis, tennessee, through the ohio river valley. we'll keep you posted certainly martha throughout the day and bill. we could see a volatile situation unfolding. back to you. >> thank you for that, janice. we'll keep an eye on it. bill: there are new reports the legacy of the deadly terror attack in libya is looming large over the future of the u.s. involvement in afghanistan. president obama meets with hamid karzai late tomorrow in fact. the attack in benghazi reportedly a driving factor in the ultimate decision in how large of a force to leave behind. john bolton, former ambassador to the u.n. and fox news contributor. welcome back. what do you make of this? how do you put this together? >> i think it has got our priorities backwards. if taliban takes control again in afghanistan, we won't have to worry about protecting drone bases or diplomats because we won't be there at all. and i think this is part of the unreality of the obama administration's approach there. the low
down towards the central gulf. it's down across the mississippi river valley, that's what they are exploring now to see what kind of damage was done. right now we're seeing this here across parts of the south especially. areas of georgia and still, alabama maybe into south carolina is what we're going to see the biggest chance of tornado. one tornado warning moving across north georgia, though, reports of damage already from that cell. we'll watch that. a few severe thunderstorm warnings up across parts of pennsylvania. this entire line will go all afternoon into the overnight hours and move through the eastern seaboard. it will take until around 7 or 8:00 tomorrow morning before this is completely gone. anywhere you see this yellow, anywhere from around philadelphia all the way down toward the panhandle of florida today under the threat for severe weather. i think i the worst of it though, tornadoes down across areas of georgia, south carolina. lore raid doe texas yesterday got to 94 degrees. january 29th, 94 degrees. 70 in topeka, kansas. 63 in chicago. that is all about
mississippi river valley and gulf coast. look at these firing up until 12 noon today. rainfall amounts anywhere from 4 to 6 inches of rain in the lower gulf. we'll get to your local forecast. first, this message. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] take the special k challenge. lose up to six pounds in two weeks. with the cereal you love... and so much more. what will you gain when you lose? skies are clearing just a little bit this morning. upper 40's to the low 50's. a slight chance for rain >>> that's your latest weather. carl. >> thanks. >>> the oscar nominations are being announced in hollywood this morning. the event adding to excitement with the golden globes just three days away. it's the most exciting time of the year. >> i love this time, guys. we used to have to always wait for after the golden globes for the oscar nods. the academy bumped up this announcement and with five major awards shows, the awards shows are in high gear. >> ged ready for the oscars and acceptance speeches. >> i will fall off my shoes. >> reporter: a packed awards season is here. tonight jest critics choice a
. >>> shipping traffic along a stretch of the mississippi river is closed this morning after a serious barge accident. it was hauling 80,000 gallons of oil when it struck a railroad bridge near vicksburg, mississippi yesterday. it's unclear how much fuel was spilled but oil was spotted three miles downstream. booms are being used to absorb and contain the oil. >>> a streak of light across the sky in turkey is what a near-disaster looked like from the ground. 114 people were on board a turkish airline flight last week when one of the plane's engines caught fire after being struck by lightning. making it worse is it happened while the plane was flying through severe turbulence. the pilot landed shortly after. thankfully, no one was injured. >> tense moments. >>> travel in the nation's midsection is expected to get back to normal after the area was hit by an ice storm. but that storm is now moving east. as abc's ginger zee reports, it's the beginning of another week of weather. >> reporter: parts of the midwest are slipping and sliding from the treacherous roads in minnesota to difficult stops
for fishery disasters and places like mississippi and alaska, now, somebody correct me if i'm wrong, but i don't think that alaska was affected by hurricane sandy. now, $20,000 let's see for a new car for department of justice inspector general, 2 million dollars to fix museum roof tops in d.c. by the way, this is only a few of the items, but there is he' another aspect of the story that we need to talk about. now, throughout all of the blatant politicizing, well, our fearless president, he's remained silent because it's funny during the several photo opes that he promised the victims he would be there for them. you may remember this. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget, we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help you need until you rebuild. we are not going to tolerate red tape. we're not going to tolerate bureaucracy. >> sean: that was the president when politics mattered and that was our compassionate leader how he sounded on the campaign trail and millions of dollars
, in the new season. you moved to mississippi and i know i was watching some of your stuff on-line last night and with the new season in mississippi, they've got mud there that you didn't have before and when you're working with the gators, that's dangerous. >> yeah. it's a big change from florida. we didn't know what to expect until we got to mississippi. and as soon as we jumped off that first boat into the mud and we sank up to our necks, we were like, what did we get ourselves into? >> brian: up to your neck? >> yeah. the mud was horrible. >> steve: the gator can be on top of the mud, but you're stuck in it and suddenly advantage gator. >> exactly. >> they're still lightning fast in that mud and we're the opposite. >> gretchen: brian and i had a chance to actually do some work with some gators recently. >> brian: if you like this footage, maybe we could work on footage. it was scaring 500,000 people. so i rounded it up. i got on its back and pressed it into the ground. >> gretchen: i took on a bigger critter. wait until you see the one that i ended up wrestling. >> steve: it's down at the
and flood watches up for parts of the lower mississippi river valley and the gulf coast. look at these storms firing up. severe thunderstorm watches and tornado watches until 12:00 noon today. rainfall amounts from four to six inches of rain in the lower gulf. we'll get to your local forecast. but first, this message. [ female announcer ] take the special k challenge. lose up to six pounds in two weeks. with the cereal you love... and so much more. what will you gain when you lose? >>> good thursday morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren live from twin peaks, san francisco. a frigid start to the day. let's get to radar. a mix of rain and snow at this point down to 2,000 feet this morning. most of that activity along the coastline. 49 degrees today inland. 50 at the coast. hope you have a fantastic day. we'll be back here all morning long. >>> hay pelÍculas han sido >> good morning, natalie. lincoln leads the pack with 12 nominations, but in this year they were also some 3 c3 que se viene para el prÓximo and allen from argo. also a who's who for the supporting ladi
, but he answered them satisfactorily. i think senator cochran from mississippi came out and supported him, he's had a recent letter with a very strong bipartisan list of former defense secretaries, including colin powell and gates and a bipartisan group of secretaries of state and defense. i think all of that speaks to his favor, and, as i said, i was pleased to hear his responses on some of the questions i asked him about how he was going to implement things like the shaheen amendment that makes sure that women in the military who are victims of rape or incest can get access to reproductive health services, to abortion if they choose to do that. and he gave me very positive responses, even though he pointed out he's anti-choice. he said his policy would be to implement the laws that have been passed by this congress and to support the administration's policies, so i was pleased to hear his responses. >> senator nelson, you've been around for a long time, you and senator shaheen, what are the pitfalls, though, for chuck hagel, because there are going to be some people gunning for him tomo
police have traced illegal guns back to illinois, indiana, wisconsin, kentucky, mississippi, georgia, iowa, so it doesn matter that the local laws are strict. these guns are coming in from other places. 20% come from a single gun shop in illinois outside the city limits. 20%. >> that's right. chicashchicago does have tough laws. but people can just go out to the suburbs or go right to the next state. we do need national gun laws. that's part of the debate. we're not even close to yet. we talk abjust keeping guns out of the hands of the people who shouldn't have them. even gun owners agree that background checks make sense. i think it's cases like this, she's 41st,just this month alone. that grabs people enough that we can perhaps get some movement on this issue. >> thank you both for your time tonight. >> thank you. >> coming up. they call him a king. a dictator. a socialist. no, he's just more popular than they are. new numbers tonight may surprise you. >>> plus, senator mckowski is here live on the fight for women's rights. it's called paycheck fairness. and who will take on bill o
. tornadoes were reported in mississippi, georgia, indiana, and tennessee on wednesday. a freak occurrence for the month of january. the storms erupted after a cold front from the arctic region clashed with warm air from the gulf of mexico. in massachusetts, democrat john kerry bade farewell to the senate wednesday following his confirmation as the next secretary of state. he will replace hillary clinton on friday. the massachusetts governor patrick has tapped william cowan as john kerry's temporary replacement until a special election is held in june. with that appointment, this and will have to get african- american members for the first time ever. those are some of the headlines read. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. today we look at what is been a major push a comprehensive immigration reform this week. on monday, a bar partisan group of senators announced a blueprint that includes a path to citizenship for some of the estima
folks visit. mississippi, alabam louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i ca
vacation sp(all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. ♪ [ multiple sounds making melodic tune ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at northrop grumman, every innovation, every solution, comes together for a single purpos
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